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PCS has been serving the Knoxville area since 1996, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Are Your Bases Covered?

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We get asked, on a fairly regular basis, “What is the best way to protect my business from the various threats in cyberspace?” The answer really sounds more complex than it actually is. To protect your business in the threat landscape of today, you need a multi-layered approach to security.

Those of us who work in the Technology industry realize that, given even the slightest opportunity and a little time, those who would do us harm can perform their evil deeds with catastrophic results. It seems like every other day there is some sort of headline about a security compromise or client data that has been illegally accessed. Those headlines do not provide a fair representation of the damage caused to small businesses or individuals. In some cases, while the breach may be more significant for larger companies, the little guys often suffer the most when trying to recover from a malicious attack, where corporate data has been stolen or encrypted. In fact, statistics indicate that more than 75% of small businesses that were breached and lost their data were unable to recover.

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3 Ways Your Business Can Prioritize Data Security

3 Ways Your Business Can Prioritize Data Security

In the wake of the Equifax data breach, which placed the personal information of 143 million users at risk, the issue of data security is at the forefront of social consciousness. Your organization needs to go about its daily business as if it will experience a data breach at any given moment. This involves looking at the worst-case scenario, and planning for it so that you’re never caught unaware.

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A Few Security Lessons Your Business Can Learn From Game of Thrones

A Few Security Lessons Your Business Can Learn From Game of Thrones

Security is a major concern for anything successful, and television programming is no different. Game of Thrones, the BBC’s epic production based on George R.R. Martin's book series A Song of Ice and Fire, has always been concerned with their security--and with the television series overtaking the book series, that concern has only grown as the production has brand new secrets to keep safe. As a result, the production has seen a steady increase in security.

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